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Sir Alan William Parker | Sir Alan Parker
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[on how he wrote his first screenplay S.W.A.L.K.
(1971)] I hadn't really thought about writing a screenplay at the time. I hadn't started directing, except for a few commercials in the basement of the agency where I worked. I was quite happy in advertising and had some success as a copywriter, so to get a film made of my script was as much a surprise as a thrill. (...) David Puttnam
Has published several collections of film industry-related cartoons, including "Hares in the Gate" (1983).
His films often have a dark, noirish look to them. They are often lit in very dark colors.